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New Guide to Homeless Services in Dublin


  A new guide to Homeless Services in Dublin has been launched by Crosscare. Including input from ourselves, Crosscare Migrant Project, and our colleagues Crosscare Refugee Service and Crosscare Housing and Welfare Information, it is a quick reference guide on ‘what to do’ and ‘where to go’ for people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. It… Read more »


3 things to know about summer in Chicago


  Going to the USA on summer J-1 can be an amazing experience. Home of the Blues Brothers, deep dish pizza, the Willis (Sears) Tower, and Al Capone Chicago is an exciting city with a lot to offer. Make the most of your time there and read these tips from our friends in Irish Community… Read more »


NEWS: Summer in Canada


Are you going to Canada to work for the Summer? Read this. All Working Holiday applicants must arrive at the Canadian port of entry with the full 2 years of insurance. Those arriving with insurance for a shorter period will receive a work permit for this period only. Applicants who activate a few months one… Read more »


New report finds returned Irish put at risk due to incorrect refusals of social welfare


Misinterpretation, misapplication and misconceptions are causing a barrier for returned Irish emigrants and their right to access social welfare entitlements on their return to Ireland. A new report published today by Crosscare Migrant Project, titled A Hundred Thousand Welcomes? explores the difficulties experienced by Irish emigrants who have returned to live in Ireland and have… Read more »


10 Tips On Returning To Ireland


  Planning a move home? Advice from others is a good place to start. Here’s what 400 recently returned Irish emigrants want you to know about making a successful return. 1. Research & budget in advance Do your research in advance and draft a budget to get an idea of key costs. Be prepared for… Read more »


3 things to know to mind how go


Living abroad for the first time? Here’s 3 things new emigrants want you to know about minding yourself when you first emigrate: 1. Give yourself time to settle Between finding a job and somewhere to live, the first few weeks are going to feel like a total whirlwind. Give yourself time to adjust after the… Read more »


3 things to know about going to Canada on the IEC


  So you’re going to Canada on the International Experience Canada (IEC)? Lucky you! Getting your visa is just the start. To help you out and get you ready for the big move, we asked Cathy Murphy of the Irish Canadian Immigration Centre in Toronto for #3thingstoknow before you go: Money, Medical, Insurance.   1.… Read more »


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